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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

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Lake O' The Pines Camping

Lake O' the Pines has four campgrounds where site use fees are collected at a controlled entrance gate. All the campgrounds have restrooms with showers and hot water. All four have playgrounds for the kids as well. They all have sewer dump stations for the convenience of campers.

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Brenham Heritage Museum

The Brenham Heritage Museum is housed in Brenham's former U.S. Post Office. The Classical Revival structure, located in downtown Brenham, was built in 1915 and is on the National Register of Historic Places

Brenham, TX Museums

Description of Whitney Lake Hunting Zones General: Not all areas of public land are clearly fenced or readily identified. It is the hunter'

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Cooper Lake Boat Ramps

Jim Chapman Lake has five boat ramps. South Sulphur Unit has two boat ramps. One ramp with six lanes and one ramp with two lanes of concrete construction, courtesy docks for loading and unloading boats, and an adjacent asphalt parking area which hold about 60

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The Mountain

One of Texas's best kept secrets is located here in Canton, TX. Visit the old west town full of shops, fun and live events, including shootouts, stage hall dancing and performing artists. Late night shopping ends at 11

Canton, TX Venues

Lake Texoma Fishing

Two-thirds of this lake lies in Oklahoma. A Lake Texoma fishing license ($12)

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Balmorhea State Park Scuba Diving

San Solomon Springs at Balmorhea State Park fill a 'cienega' (desert wetland) and the canals of a refugium are home to endangered species of fish, assorted invertebrates, and turtles. The pool differs from most public pools in several respects: the 1 3/4-acre size, the 25-foot depth and the 72 to 76

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Lake O' the Pines Fishing

Lake O' the Pines's diverse fish community offers many angling opportunities. White bass are native to the Cypress River Basin;

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Proctor Lake Hunting

Hunting is permitted in specified areas on Proctor Lake. The season is from September 1 through February 24 as published in the Texas Hunting Guide for this county. Legal game are dove, quail, squirrel, rabbits and waterfowl. NO DEER OR TURKEY MAY BE TAKEN!

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Paddle Wheeler Southern Empress

Ply the waters of Lake Conroe while dining and dancing. Reservations required. Departs from Seven Coves Resort on F.M. 830

Conroe, TX Paddle Boats

Joe Pool Lake Boating

Joe Pool Lake has two marinas, Joe Pool Marina in Cedar Hill State Park and Lynn Creek Marina in Lynn Creek Park. The marinas offer a large array of lake recreation including:

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